Latest Bulgaria News

Maria Sharapova advances at Rogers Cup

Aug. 7, 2018 11:57 PM EDT

MONTREAL (AP) — Maria Sharapova advanced to the second round of the Rogers Cup with a 6-1, 6-2 victory over qualifier Sesil Karatantcheva of Bulgaria on Tuesday. Play resumed under the afternoon sun with Sharapova leading 4-1 in the first set after heavy rain and lightning forced organizers to suspend the...

The Latest: Macedonian police find 44 migrants inside truck

Jul. 20, 2018 3:48 PM EDT

THESSALONIKI, Greece (AP) — The Latest on the influx of migrants in Europe (all times local): 10:44 p.m. Macedonian police say they have found 44 migrants hidden in a truck on a highway in center of the country. Police said Friday they had pursued the vehicle late Wednesday until the driver stopped the van...

Radio Free Europe to resume broadcasts in Romania, Bulgaria

Jul. 19, 2018 6:10 AM EDT

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Radio Free Europe said Thursday that it will resume news services in Romania and Bulgaria in a bid to debunk fake news and combat poor-quality journalism. The U.S. Congress-funded station will return to the two southeastern European countries, both European Union and NATO members,...

Chinese premier praises EU, says free trade must be upheld

Jul. 7, 2018 9:25 AM EDT

SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) — Free trade and international cooperation must be upheld to avoid slowing down the global economy, the Chinese premier told peers from central and eastern Europe Saturday. Premier Li Keqiang also praised the European Union, calling the 28-member bloc an "indispensable force" and...

The Latest: China files another complaint to WTO over US

Jul. 6, 2018 9:47 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the trade dispute between the United States and China as they impose new tariffs. 9:45 a.m. (8:45 p.m. Beijing time) China says it has filed a second complaint to the World Trade Organization over the United States' move to impose tariffs on Chinese goods. The Commerce...

Bulgarian government survives no-confidence vote

Jun. 29, 2018 5:13 AM EDT

SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) — Bulgaria's ruling coalition has survived a no-confidence vote called by the opposition, which accused the government of failing to deal with surging crime or to guarantee the rule of law. The 240-member parliament on Friday rejected the motion in a 131-104 vote. Five lawmakers were...